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Lighthizer pledges to get tough on China, but doesn't delve into details

March 20, 2017 at 4:21 PM
Following his confirmation hearing last week, President Trump's pick for U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer responded affirmatively to every request made by Senate Finance Committee members in their questions for the record to tackle what they see as unfair Chinese trade policies. But Lighthizer did not take a deep dive into the details behind actions he would take in response to the slew of issues the senators laid out. Instead, he largely stuck with responses that called for holding China...

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